Commingle Recycling

Commingle recycling is now available wherever you live and work in Eugene and Springfield

Commingle Recycling includes only the following items:

ALL RECYCLING MUST BE CLEAN!

PLASTIC--in the form of a jug, tub or bottle only

  • NO lids
  • NO packaging materials
  • NO plastic wrap
  • NO Styrofoam-like materials

Clean, flat and unwaxed CARDBOARD

PAPER--newspaper, magazines, junk mail, computer paper, paperback books, phone books

  • NO paper cups
  • NO paper plates
  • NO tissue paper
  • NO napkins
  • NO paper towels

METAL cans and ALUMINUM FOIL

  • Soup & food cans--NO detatched lids
  • Clean aluminum foil crumpled into a ball no smaller than your fist
  • NO aerosol cans
  • NO paint cans
  • NO chemical cans

OTHER: These items may become "non-recyclable" at any time, but for now--they are OK to add to the commingle recycling:

  • Tetra-Pak™ containers--the kind that soy milk & rice milk are packaged in
  • Gable top milk and juice cartons no smaller than 1/2 gallon size
Files:
Commingle Flyer
81.8 KB — Printable commingle flyer with pictures of acceptable items
Recycle Presentation July 2008
1.45 MB — Commingle recycle slide show with pictures of what goes in the recycling and how to prepare it